DescriptionAn Orson Welles Steamer Trunk, Circa 1940s. In the traditional style, by Regal Umbrella Co., made of wood with metal reinforcements, painted black, gold lettering on top reads "Orson Welles / 1717 No. Stanley Ave. / Los Angeles, Calif.," inside lined with brown striped paper; used for decades by the master as it's quite weathered and worn but still retains its great 'vintage glamour' vibe. (Please note piece is in heavily used condition and the two side handles are now gone.)
24" x 36" x 22"
This trunk was originally sold in the C.B. Charles Galleries, Inc. (Florida) auction titled "Former Property of the Late Orson Welles," February 7-9, 1989, Lot 672.1, final price realized was $400; photocopied paperwork from this auction is included.
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